*(LosAngeles) – Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Championship, the world’s largest DJ competition, announces the 2015 USA Championships on April 2-4 in Phoenix, AZ.
Twelve of the nation’s best DJs will head to Arizona’s capital to show off their skills in front of legendary judging panel. DJ Jazzy Jeff, Z-Trip, and 2012 Red Bull Thre3style World Champion Four Color Zack in hopes of being crowned Red Bull Thre3style USA Champion 2015.
In 12 regional qualifiers held across the country, 60+ DJs selected by highly acclaimed mix masters, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Four Color Zack, Hedspin and Z-Trip, battled it out until one DJ from each qualifier was crowned champion. The finalists include: Washington D.C. winner Trayze (Mount Rainier, MD), Philadelphia winner DJ Reed Streets (Wenonah, NJ), Pittsburgh winner DJ Bonics (Philadelphia), Chicago winner Boi Jeanius (Chicago), Indianapolis winner DJ Spare Change (Dayton, OH), Kansas City winner DJ B Stee (Kansas City), Eugene winner J Espinosa (San Bruno, CA), San Diego winner Dynamix (Los Angeles), Phoenix winner DJ Akshen (Phoenix), Tampa winner DJ Obscene (Miami), Charlotte winner DJ Jaycee (Atlanta), New Orleans winner DJ Buck Rodgers (Austin).
Before the 2015 USA Championships, the 12 finalists will be divided into two groups of six. The first six DJs will compete on Thursday, April 2nd, and the second group on Friday, April 3rd. Two winners from each night will emerge, and the remaining four DJs will go head to head on Saturday, April 4th. The victor, who will advance to the Red Bull Thre3style World Final in Tokyo, Japan, will be selected based on technicality, originality, skill, creativity, crowd engagement and stage presence.
“I’m privileged to be apart of the Red Bull Thre3style movement,” states veteran DJ Jazzy Jeff. “Each year, the DJs bring their ‘A-game’ to the Finals and it’s exciting to continue to put new talent on the map for the world to see.”
Admission is 21+ each night with a valid ID and tickets to the National Finals can be purchased for $10 here:
Night Two: http://win.gs/3SUSAQUAL2,
National Final: http://win.gs/3SUSAFINAL
Full Schedule of Finals
Thursday, April 2 – DJ Grandtheft will headline Qualifier Night One at the Monarch Theatre (122 E Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004) as six of the 12 DJ Finalists compete for two spots in Saturday’s final night.
Friday, April 3 – DJ Jazzy Jeff will headline Qualifier Night Two at Club Red (1308 W University Drive, Mesa, AZ 85201). The remaining six DJs compete for two spots in Saturday’s final night.
Saturday, April 4 – Z-Trip will headline the Final Night at The Pressroom (441 West Madison Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003). The four qualifying DJs from Nights One and Two compete for title of National Champion. The winner will advance to the World Finals in Tokyo, Japan.
The History of Red Bull Thre3style
Red Bull Thre3style began as an underground experiment eight years ago in Western Canada. In 2010 the event went global for the first time, effectively changing the face of modern DJ battles by pitting ten countries’ top DJs against each other. Since then, Red Bull Thre3style has grown to what is now the world’s largest DJ competition.
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